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Francis Aloysius SHEATH & Agnes HULME - New Zealand

Francis Aloysius SHEATH (1856-1919) & Agnes HULME (1859-1932 ) married in 1887

- no children found at this time


- they lived in Masterton, New Zealand

Francis died on 1 August 1919 aged 63
- he is buried in PLOT FAS - ROW 12 - AREA: Plan II at Archer St Cemetery Masterton

Agnes died on 4 January 1932 aged 73
- she is buried with Francis

Francis BASSETT + Sarah PARKINS - Weber

Francis BASSETT (1849-1922)
- was a farmer in Weber, Dannevirke
- his father William Bassett (1801-1889) was a shoemaker in Petone

Francis married on 12 Jan 1875 to:
Sarah PARKINS (1856-1936)

the 8 known children of FRANCIS & SARAH
... 1
1875 - 1910 Mary Elizabeth Bassett
- Mary married Robert Jearrad STEPHENSON (1867-1932) in 1896


... 2
1877 - 1956 Francis John 'Frank' Bassett
- Frank married Mabel Amanda YOUNG (1881-1944) in 1907
- 2nd of 8 children of Daniel Bishart YOUNG & Amanda Louisa GORD
their known children:
* 1908 - Dorothy Frances Bassett
* 1910 - 1980 Francis Bassett
* 1911 - 1912 Frederick Alfred Bassett (aged 6 months)
* 1913 - 1971 Jack Bassett
MABEL died 9 Oct 1944 aged 63
FRANCIS died 13 May 1956 aged 80
- they are buried Plot 3, Block ZO at Mangatera cemetery, Dannevirke


... 3
1879 - William 'Bill' Bassett
- nothing known


... 4
1881 - Annie Bassett
- nothing known


... 5
1882 - 1884 Sarah Jane Bassett
- born 11 Dec 1882, Sarah died 9 Dec 1884 aged 2


... 6
1884 - 1931 Martha Bassett
- Martha married Kenneth Morrison McKENZIE (1896-1976) in 1920
- son of Alexander & Elizabeth McKENZIE


... 7
1886 - 1917 Edmund Bassett
- born in Bunnythorpe
- Edmund married Alice Elizabeth LAYZELL 22 Dec 1909 in Palmerston North
- they had 3 sons:
* 1911 - 1967 Edmund Francis Bassett
* 1912 - 1994 William Bassett (buried Mangatera)
* 1913 - 1976 James Clarence Bassett (buried Mangatera)
- Edmund served in WWI as Rifleman 25/162 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, B Company . He embarked from Wellington 5 Feb 1916 for Egypt. He listed his wife Alice of Weber as his next of kin.
Edmund DIED OF HIS WOUNDS 23 Nov 1917 at Belgium aged 31. He is buried XXVII BB 15A Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
From his link above: London Gazette, 9 December 1916, p12058, Rec No228:
... "Great courage during the attack 15th September 1916, at Flers. When the Company was prevented from advancing by heavy rifle and machine gun fire, Lance Corporal Bassett left cover and kept up a constant rifle fire. By his courage and example he got others to follow him and so enabled the advance to be continued."


... 8
1888 - 1936 Emma Jane Bassett
- Emma married Maxwell Bernard JUST in 1907
their known children:
* 1909 - Nyleptha Pearl Just
* 1911 - 1961 Francis William Max Just
* 1912 - 1986 Lionel Bernard Just


Francis BASSETT died 12 Nov 1922 aged 73
- he is buried Grave 7, Block I at SETTLERS CEMETERY, Dannevirke


PHOTO
Sergeant 25/162, Edmund Bassett

photo taken from Kete Horowhenua: Adopt an Anzac


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Francis CAMMELL + Rhoda Adeline CORIN - New Zealand

Francis Thomas CAMMELL married Rhoda Adeline CORRIN in 1904 in New Zealand

Rhoda was a daughter of William CORIN of Paul, Penzance, Cornwall, England and Mary Ann THOMAS of Wesleyan, England. They settled in Thames, Coromandel

they had
Frances Jean Cammell in 1905
- Francis died aged 8 months

Dorothy Edna Cammell in 1907

Francis EXTON & Kemmey Eliza BENNETT - New Zealand

Francis Exton (1849-1929)
- married in 1885 to:
Kemmey Eliza Bennett (1869-1939)

Kemmey's mother died 23 December 1886 aged 47 (born 1839)
- She was buried on Christmas day in Addington cemetery, Christchurch
24 December 1886 - The Friends of Mr J. Bennett are respectfully informed that the Funeral of his late wife, Kemmey, will leave his residence, Hornby, Tomorrow (Saturday), Dec. 25, at 12.30p.m., for the Addington Cemetery


Francis & Kemmey Exton had 12 known children

... 1
1886 - 1886 Francis George Exton
- Francis died aged 10 weeks


... 2
1887 - 1959 Henry James Exton
- Henry married Bessie Elizabeth HARDING in 1912


... 3
1888 - ? Charles Gordon Exton


... 4
1890 - 1940 Sir George Exton
- note 'Sir' was his given 1st name


... 5
1892 - 1923 Clara Elizabeth Exton
- Clara married Wallace Leonard WILSON (1891-1948) in 1914
- Clara died aged 31


... 6
1894 - 1896 Walter Albert Exton
- Walter died aged 2


... 7
1896 - 1956 William Edward Exton


... 8
1898 - 1967 Herbert John Exton
- Herbert married Gladys May MORRISON (1906-1989) in 1929
- Gladys was a daughter of William Thomas James MORRISON & Alice Maud SMITH


... 9
1901 - 1970 Robert White Exton
- born in Templeton, Christchurch
- Robert was a Barman
- he died 30 April 1970 aged 43
- buried PLOT 106 - BLOCK 43 at Ruru Lawn, Christchurch


... 10
1904 - 1989 Leslie Exton


... 11
1907 - 1961 Harold Exton


... 12
1910 - Kemmey Amelia Exton


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Francis Frederick ELMBRANCH Stockholm to Woodville

Francis Frederick Elmbranch was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1841 a son of Frederick Aronquist and ?

Francis received his Naturalization papers on 18th September 1868 - he was reported as a fencer of Wakaroa, Hawkes Bay and also kept an accommodation house
- he died in 1899 aged 58

He married Annie Hansina GRONNEBECK in Woodville in 1882
- she was a daughter of Jorgen Gronnebeck and Bodil Marie Missen who were from Maugstrup, Schleswig, Denmark and had emigrated to New Zealand with 6 children after 1867
- Annie died in Auckland aged 74 in 1931

The seven known children of rances and Annie were:

Annie Hansine Elmbrach 1881-1964
- born in Wellington

Jorgen Frederick Elmbranch 1882-1917
- born in Norsewood
- he was killed in action in Ypres Belsium aged 35

Mary Louisa Elmbranch 1884-1886
- died an infant

Mary Louisa Elmbranch 1886-?
- born in Dannevirke
- married Joseph MCartney WILSON

Georgina Catrina Elmbranch 1889-?
- born in Dannevirke
- married John Watson

George Laurensen 1891-1976
- born in Dannevirke
- married Florence HALL
- George died in Auckland aged 85

Jacobina Frances Elmbranch
- born in Dannevirke

Clara May Elmbranch 1895-1983
- born in Dannevirke
- married Jessie DAVEY
- Clara died aged 98

Charles Leander Elmbranch 1897-1959
- married Mina Constance LANNAN
- Charles died aged 61 in 1958

Francis Joseph GREHAN of Wellington, New Zealand

Francis Joseph Grehan (1876-1953)) married Clarice Mary Braidwood in 1914. He was a Gardener
- Clarice died in 1920 aged 30

He married Phoebe Grierson Marshall in 1921
- Phoebe died at the Wellington Hospital on 15 Oct 1941 aged 54
- she is bur in Plot 131 O - Ssection CH ENG2 at Karori Cemetery
- they were living at 49 Adelaide Rd, Wellington

Francis Joseph Grehan was living in Adelaide Rd, Wellington in June 1944 when he received news that his son, Pilot Officer Frank Grehan had been promoted to lying Officer with the R.N.Z.E.F. in England on his second tour of operations. Frank was mentioned in Dispatches

Francis Joseph (buried as Francis Daniel) died on 11 August 1953 aged 77. He is buried in Plot 131 O - Ssection CH ENG2 at Karori Cemetery with his 2nd wife Phoebe


.. can you add any further information for Francis? ..

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Francis Leo PATTEN + Clara Agnes UHLENBERG - Taranaki

Clara Agnes UHLENBERG married Francis Leo PATTEN 26 Nov 1908 in New Zealand.
Francis was born 19 Aug 1887 in Epsom Auckland, the 8th of 12 children of David PATTEN & Marie ROWE (he was to have 12 children of his own)
Francis was a signwriter and died 17 March 1964 aged 77 in Hastings. He is buried at Te Henui cemetery, New Plymouth

their 12 known children:
born in the Inglewood and Waitara districs
* 1909 - 1989 James Leo Patten
James married Isabella Katherine WHITE in 1936

* 1910 - 2002 Linda Mary Patten
- married William HAWTHORN

* 1914 - 1987 Marjory Kathleen Patten
- married Maxwell Robert JOHNSTONE (1913-1987)
- married Noel Philip FIELDING

* 1916 - 1995 David Francis Patten
no wife found
David died aged 79

* 1918 - 1992 Joseph Patrick Patten
Joseph married Betty HIGHETT

* 1919 - 1996 Raymond Frederick Patten
Raymond married Lyna Dorothy MINNEAR in 1935

* 1920 - 2006 Terence John Patten
Terence married Beatrice Edna SHARP of Kaponga
- Beatrice died on 20-9-2010 aged 86

* 1922 - Norma Theresa Patten
- born in Waitara
Norma married Sydney Edward TRAVERS (1916-2008)

* 1923 - 1925 Maureen Patten
Maureen died aged 22 months

* 1924 - 2007 Roy Dennis Patten
- no wife found
Roy died aged 82

* 1926 - 1999 Sheila Patten
Sheila married Patrick COLLINS

* 1928 - Eugene Patten
Eugene married twice

Francis William HODGINS + Rachel Grace LAWER Otago

for gail cook who asked on 6 Dec 2011:
looking for HODGINS and LAWER
Francis William Hodgins, born 1886, died 1963.
Married to Rachel Grace Lawer, born 1892, died 1956.

Francis' parents were George Hodgins and Rosina?
Rachel's parents were Richard Lawer and Rachel?


NASEBY is a small town, formerly a borough, in the Maniototo area of Central Otago, New Zealand. It is named after a village in Northamptonshire, England

Winters in Naseby are very harsh. At its peak, the population of the town was close to 4,000, but by the time administrative boundaries were changed in the 1980s, it had become New Zealand's smallest borough, with a population of only around 100

FAMILY OF HODGINS
George HODGINS (1843-1926)
married Marion Rosina WINSTONE (1848-1921) on 21 Dec 1874 Mt Ida Parish, Naseby

their children, born in Naseby, Otago were:

1875 - 1946 Emily Jane Hodgins
- Emily married Robert James THURLOW (1869-1955) 1 March 1897 in Maniototo, Otago
- Robert was born in Mt Pleasant, Otago, the 6th of 13 children of John THURLOW & Susan Jane FROMENT
- they had 4 children:
1897 - 1919 Helen Regina Thurlow
1898 - 1899 John Francis Thurlow
1900 - 1939 Martha Ann Thurlow
1905 - 1980 Walter James Thurlow
- Robert & Emily lived at Josephine St, Dunedin
- Emily died 21 May 1946 aged 70
- she is buried Plot 61, Block 66 at Andersons Bay, Dunedin
- Robert married Frances Emily GEEN (1874-1962 buried Wellington)
- Robert died in Wellington aged 86 and his ashes were scattered over Emily's grave:

1877 - ? Rosina Hodgins
- nothing known

1879 - 1951 Matilda Hodgins
- Matilda had a daughter, Ethel Alice Hodgins, on 7 July 1898
- Ethel became a McKay. She married Charles Edward Stewart ETHON in 1917
- Matilda married Charles McKAY on 2 Nov 1898
- they had at least 3 children:
1899 - 1976 Marion Rosina McKay
1903 - 1985 Charles Sydney McKay
1906 - 1997 Lexina Rubina McKay

1881 - 1954 George Theodore Winstone Hodgins
- no wife found.
- he served in WWI as Private 68883 with the NZEF, 43rd Reinforcements, B Company, embarking from Wellington on the HMNZT 111 on 2 Oct 1918. His next Of Kin was his father George Hodgins at Naseby
- He died 20 Dec 1954 aged 73 in Naseby
- buried Plot 11, Block 425 in Anderson Bay cemetery Dunedin

1884 - ? Ellen/Helen Hodgins
- nothing known

1886 - 1963 Francis William 'Frank' Hodgins
- Francis married Rachel Grace LAWER in 1910
- they had a son, Francis Richard George Hodgins in 1913 in 80 Bay View Rd, Dunedin, who died aged 9 weeks & buried at Andersons Bay Cemetery Dunedin
- they possible had other chilren
- Francis & Rachel died in Balclutha, South Otago

1888 - 1972 Edith Lavinia Hodgins
- Edith married Richard Graham WADE in 1914
- Richard was the 3rd of 6 children of Mann WADE & Catherine HUNTER of Blackstone Hill, Otago

1891 - 1971 Lucy Rubenia Hodgins
- Lucy married Valentine Charles PARKER in 1912

NOTE There is a Samuel Nicholson Hodgins (1844-1879) buried in Southern Cemetery Dunedin.I believe he may have been a brother of George Hodgins. He was a Railway worker in Dunedin. On the morning of 5 June 1879 he was helping to discharge a truck of timber at the Railway Station. When a log, weighing about 100kg, was being slung, the friction brakes on the crane slipped due to being slippery by the rain and Samuel, who was standing directly under the logs, was crushed to the ground


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FAMILY OF LAWER

Richard LAWER (1850-1914)
married Rachel GRACE (1858-1926) in 1875 in Lawrence, Otago

their children, born in Naseby, were:

1882 - 1923 Beatrice Jane Lawer
- Beatrice married Ernest William NEWMAN (1878-?) in 1906
- 1 of 2 sons of William NEWMAN & Lois PRESTON
- they had a son, Percy Lawrence Newman (1907-?)
- possibly had other children

1886 - 1937 Thomas John Vine Lawer
- Thomas married Blanche Eleanor ARCHER (1887-?) in 1908
- 1 of 10 children of Francis ARCHER & Ellen HORGAN
- Thomas and Blanche had Francis Richard Bryan Lawer (1909-2001)
- possibly had other children
- Thomas & Blanche died in Wellington. Buried Plot 410 M at Karori

1892 - 1956 Rachel Grace Lawer
- Rachel married Francis William HODGINS 4 July 1910
- see Hodgins family above

1894 - 1978 Ivy May Lawer
- Ivy married Sydney Albert SALT (1890-?) in 1913
- 1 of 8 children of Samuel Henry Woodhouse SALT & Jessie Marshall GAUL

1901 - 1962 Evalyn Ann Lawer
- Evalyn was not married. She died aged 60





NASEBY in Winter
from the site NASEBY, 2000ft above worry


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